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If you believe the doctors, nothing is wholesome; if you believe the theologians, nothing is innocent; if you believe the military, nothing is safe. (Quote by - Lord Salisbury)

For it's Tommy this, an' Tommy that, an' "Chuck 'im out, the brute!" But it's "Savior of 'is country" when the guns begin to shoot. (Quote by - Rudyard Kipling)

The difficult we do immediately; the impossible takes a little longer. (Quote by - Air Force Motto)

So the important thing in a military operation is victory, not persistence. (Quote by - Sun Tzu)

War can only be abolished through war, and in order to get rid of the gun it is necessary to take up the gun. (Quote by - Mao Zedong)

Military power wins battles, but spiritual power wins wars. (Quote by - General George Catlett Marshall)

Conquest is the missionary of valoor, and the hard impact of military virtues beats meanness out of the world. (Quote by - Walter Bagehot)

Military men are the scourges of the world (Quote by - Guy de Maupassant)

I used to have a military officer travelling with me at all times with a suitcase - referred to as the nuclear football - in case it had to be used. (Quote by - Al Gore)

Across the country military families are facing dire financial circumstances due to longer than expected tours of duties. They are being penalized for their patriotism - no one should have to choose between (Quote by - Evan Bayh)

Never forget that no military leader has ever become great without audacity. (Quote by - Karl Von Clausewitz)

An army without culture is a dull-witted army, and a dull-witted army cannot defeat the enemy. (Quote by - Mao Zedong)

A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death. (Quote by - Martin Luther King, Jr.)

Dead battles, like dead generals, hold the military mind in their dead grip and Germans, no less than other peoples, prepare for the last war. (Quote by - Barbara Tuchman)

As far as Saddam Hussein being a great military strategist, he is neither a strategist, nor is he schooled in the operational arts, nor is he a tactician, nor is he a general, nor is he as a soldier. Other than that, he's a great military man, I want you to know that. (Quote by - General Norman Schwarzkopf)

I really do inhabit a system in which words are capable of shaking the entire structure of government, where words can prove mightier than ten military divisions. (Quote by - Vaclav Havel)

I am concerned about a society that has demonstrably lost confidence in its institutions, in the government, in the press, in the church, in the military - as well as in business. (Quote by - George Cabot)

Diplomats are just as essential in starting a war as soldiers are in finishing it. (Quote by - Will Rogers)

You don't have to be straight to be in the military; you just have to be able to shoot straight. (Quote by - Barry Goldwater)

Military glory - that attractive rainbow that rises in showers of blood (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln)

We, the willing, led by the unknowing, are doing the impossible for the ungrateful. We have now done so much for so long with so little, we are now capable of doing anything with nothing (Quote by - Navy Quote)

Stay alert, stay alive. (Quote by - Motto of the U.S. First Infantry Division in Vietnam)

Army: A body of men assembled to rectify the mistakes of the diplomats. (Quote by - Josephus Daniels)

The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations. (Quote by - David Friedman)

The side with the simplest uniforms wins. (Quote by - Maj Mark Cancian)


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